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AITA abolishes Life President, Life Vice President posts to become Sports Code compliant
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AITA abolishes Life President, Life Vice President posts to become Sports Code compliant

AITA approved the changes at its Special General Body meeting, (SGM) held virtually on Monday.

AITA to recommend Ankita Raina, Divij Sharan for Arjuna Award, Nandan Bal for Dhyan Chand Award
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AITA to recommend Ankita Raina, Divij Sharan for Arjuna Award, Nandan Bal for Dhyan Chand Award

Asian Games medal winners Ankita Raina and Divij Sharan are set to be nominated for the Arjuna award by the national tennis federation, which plans to send former Davis Cup coach Nandan Bal's name for the Dhyan Chand honour.

AITA says sports secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya 'only wants to talk and not listen,' criticises baffling suggestions
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AITA says sports secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya 'only wants to talk and not listen,' criticises baffling suggestions

The All India Tennis Association (AITA), along with 10 other national federations (NSFs), was invited by sports secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya for a video conference on Thursday

ITF seeks India's view after Pakistan appeal against shifting Davis Cup tie to neutral venue, AITA stays firm on security concerns
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ITF seeks India's view after Pakistan appeal against shifting Davis Cup tie to neutral venue, AITA stays firm on security concerns

The national tennis federation on Monday maintained that security concerns remain in Pakistan after the world governing body ITF sought a fresh response from India following Pakistan's appeal against shifting of the Davis Cup tie to a neutral venue.

Davis Cup 2019: Rohan Bopanna blasts AITA for change of captain; not players' domain to comment on policy matters, warns national body
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Davis Cup 2019: Rohan Bopanna blasts AITA for change of captain; not players' domain to comment on policy matters, warns national body

The tie against Pakistan, which was supposed to be played in Islamabad on 29-30 November, will now be played on a neutral venue. Incidentally, Bopanna along with five others had pulled out the Pakistan tour, citing safety concerns.

Davis Cup 2019: Leander Paes returns to Indian squad for Pakistan tie after Rohan Bopanna, other stars refuse to travel
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Davis Cup 2019: Leander Paes returns to Indian squad for Pakistan tie after Rohan Bopanna, other stars refuse to travel

Apart from Paes, players who have made themselves available for Davis Cup tournament in Pakistan are Saketh Myneni, Arjun Kadhe, Vijay Sundar Prashanth, N Sriram Balaji, Siddharth Rawat and Manish Suresh Kumar.

Davis Cup: AITA remain hopeful of India-Pakistan tie getting shifted out of Islamabad, but apply for visas nevertheless
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Davis Cup: AITA remain hopeful of India-Pakistan tie getting shifted out of Islamabad, but apply for visas nevertheless

India’s tennis association will apply for visas for their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan next month but expects the fixture to be moved away from Islamabad, AITA Secretary General Hironmoy Chatterjee told Reuters on Wednesday.

AITA admits delay in updating points system amid allegation of manipulation in rankings
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AITA admits delay in updating points system amid allegation of manipulation in rankings

As per the ITF rules, the points are counted on a 52-week roll over system, which means points from a particular tournament are added two weeks after the conclusion of that event.

Davis Cup: World tennis body snubs India, refuses to provide neutral venue for away tie against Pakistan
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Davis Cup: World tennis body snubs India, refuses to provide neutral venue for away tie against Pakistan

India's tennis body, AITA, had earlier asked the ITF to consider changing the venue for the tie after diplomatic tensions arose between both nations

Davis Cup: We want guarantees on safety in Pakistan, says India captain Mahesh Bhupati ahead of Islamabad trip
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Davis Cup: We want guarantees on safety in Pakistan, says India captain Mahesh Bhupati ahead of Islamabad trip

Indian tennis players want safety guarantees before they travel to Islamabad for their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan, captain Mahesh Bhupathi said on Wednesday.

Davis Cup 2019: AITA ask ITF to postpone India vs Pakistan tie or shift to neutral venue
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Davis Cup 2019: AITA ask ITF to postpone India vs Pakistan tie or shift to neutral venue "suo moto"

AITA wants the ITF to take a call based on the current situation and expressed surprise that the governing body is asking India to make a request as "this responsibility rests with the ITF."

Davis Cup 2019: Captain Mahesh Bhupathi, Indian team want AITA to ask for neutral venue, not security re-check in Pakistan
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Davis Cup 2019: Captain Mahesh Bhupathi, Indian team want AITA to ask for neutral venue, not security re-check in Pakistan

The AITA said it would go ahead with the visa formalities for the tie if the 14-15 September clash is cleared by the ITF following a fresh security check.

International Tennis Federation 'satisfied' with Pakistan's security plan for next month's Davis Cup tie against India
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International Tennis Federation 'satisfied' with Pakistan's security plan for next month's Davis Cup tie against India

Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month’s Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security assessment.

Davis Cup 2019: AITA asks ITF to conduct another security check in Islamabad, says it will follow directives of world body
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Davis Cup 2019: AITA asks ITF to conduct another security check in Islamabad, says it will follow directives of world body

India's participation in the Asia-Oceania Zone Group 1 Davis Cup tie, scheduled on 14 and 15 September, is uncertain owing to high political tension with Pakistan.

AITA may request International Tennis Federation to consider neutral venue for Davis Cup tie to be hosted by Pakistan
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AITA may request International Tennis Federation to consider neutral venue for Davis Cup tie to be hosted by Pakistan

AITA is likely to approach the sport's world governing body ITF, seeking a neutral venue for the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan which was originally planned in Islamabad.

AITA Secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee says he's confident that Indian Davis Cup team will travel to Pakistan
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AITA Secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee says he's confident that Indian Davis Cup team will travel to Pakistan

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee is confident that national team will travel to Pakistan for their Davis Cup away tie as forfeiture can lead to a two-year suspension from the global governing body ITF.

Davis Cup 2019: Existing hostilities may result in a diplomatic wrangle if India-Pakistan match takes place in Pakistan
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Davis Cup 2019: Existing hostilities may result in a diplomatic wrangle if India-Pakistan match takes place in Pakistan

Tennis inadvertently treaded into disputed territory on Wednesday, as India was drawn to play Pakistan, in Pakistan for their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie in September

AITA initiates legal proceedings against Doordarshan for not honouring agreement on telecasting matches
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AITA initiates legal proceedings against Doordarshan for not honouring agreement on telecasting matches

Concerned that the Davis Cup tie against Italy may also go uncovered by Doordarshan, AITA has initiated legal proceedings against the broadcaster for not honouring the agreement on telecasting matches.

AITA removes SP Misra, Zeeshan Ali from senior selection committee; Ankita Bhambri, Vishal Uppal named replacements
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AITA removes SP Misra, Zeeshan Ali from senior selection committee; Ankita Bhambri, Vishal Uppal named replacements

The national tennis federation on Wednesday removed chairman SP Misra and Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali from the senior national selection committee and replaced them with Ankita Bhambri and Vishal Uppal.

AITA forms 3-member panel to tackle age fraud, but leaves onus on complainants to provide evidence
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AITA forms 3-member panel to tackle age fraud, but leaves onus on complainants to provide evidence

When asked why AITA has left it to complainant to provide evidence, the federation's secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee said, "It's to ensure that only genuine complaints come up before us."